California governor proposes public school ‘transformation’

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California governor proposes public school ‘transformation’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a “total transformation” of public schools in America’s largest state that would offer pre-kindergarten to all 4-year-olds, open up college savings accounts for low-income students and provide universal aftercare at schools in disadvantaged communities.
May 12, 2021, 7:13 PM

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Idaho governor signs property tax relief legislation

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed a property tax relief bill that opponents describe as deeply flawed but supporters say is better than nothing.
May 12, 2021, 2:37 PM

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Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

May 12, 2021, 12:32 PM

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Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

May 12, 2021, 12:32 PM

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Decades later, California’s ‘Gann limit’ back in spotlight

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal to give money back to taxpayers is rooted in a 1979 spending law that requires the government to give money to the taxpayers once appropriations reach a certain limit.
May 10, 2021, 7:38 PM

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California woman charged in alleged $6M Medicare fraud scam

Federal authorities say a Southern California woman has been arrested on criminal charges after she created fake home health care certifications leading to more than $6 million in fraudulent Medicare billings.
May 10, 2021, 2:43 PM

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Illinois regulators answer queries on predatory lending law

Illinois state regulators have released answers to frequently asked questions about payday-type loans after new restrictions took effect this spring.
May 8, 2021, 9:16 AM

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Treasurer to host financial literacy conference for women

Kentucky Treasurer Alison Ball is hosting a free virtual financial literacy conference for women.
May 7, 2021, 3:34 AM

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Idaho property tax relief bill heads to governor

An Idaho property tax relief bill described as not enough by opponents and as at least something by backers has passed the Senate and is headed to the governor.
May 5, 2021, 6:12 PM

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Former financial advisor gets 13 years for bilking investors

A former financial advisor from Chicago has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for swindling investors out of more than $5 million and using it for plane tickets, luxury hotel stays and other indulgences.
May 5, 2021, 8:58 AM

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Clemson will freeze undergraduate tuition next school year

South Carolina’s Clemson University has announced it is freezing tuition rates and fees for the upcoming school year.
May 4, 2021, 11:33 AM